Eric Ebron Comments on Lions Offense, OC Jim Bob Cooter and More

June 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron likes having a coach who won't be soft on his players. 
The former 10th overall pick is entering his third NFL season, and the 23-year-old prefers to be coached bluntly and honestly from his offensive coordinator, Jim Bob Cooter.
"Everybody’s been babied growing up, especially my era of growing up and I’m only 23," Ebron said, per Paula Pasche of the Oakland Press. "We’ve all been babied, we need someone to tell us what’s real and what’s not. So Jim Bob does that, he lets us know and brings the best out of us."
Ebron's second season in the Motor City was his best yet with 47 receptions and five touchdowns. He's expected to have a bigger role in Detroit's offense with the retirement of Calvin Johnson.
The former North Carolina Tar Heel expects to be better in his third season but won't define his progress by numbers.
“I define progression by maturing, understanding and trying to bec...

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